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OBJECTIVES Explore the relationship of self-esteem level, self-esteem stability, and other moderating variables with depressive symptoms in acute stroke rehabilitation. MEASURES One hundred twenty participants completed measures of state self-esteem, perceived recovery, hospitalization-based hassles, impairment-related distress, and tendency to(More)
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To determine factors that influence the strength of therapeutic alliance for patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) attending post-acute brain injury rehabilitation (PABIR) and to examine the association of therapeutic alliance with outcome after PABIR. RESEARCH DESIGN Prospective cohort study. METHODS AND PROCEDURES The study(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare ratings of self-esteem and depressive mood in a sample of stroke survivors in an acute inpatient rehabilitation setting to those of a matched control group. DESIGN Stroke survivors (n = 80) were matched on age and education to a group of neurologically intact community-dwelling control participants. Between-group analysis compared(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the incidence and intercorrelation of early impaired self-awareness (ISA) and depression after traumatic brain injury (TBI), as well as their contributions to prediction of patients' subjective well-being at discharge from inpatient rehabilitation. DESIGN Inception cohort. SETTING Inpatient rehabilitation. PATIENTS Subjects were(More)
OBJECTIVE Evaluate an intervention to improve an alliance between an interdisciplinary team and clients with traumatic brain injury attending post-acute brain injury rehabilitation. DESIGN Prospective design, 2 consecutive samples-historical control (CNT) and treatment (TX). METHODS Sample of 104 clients (69 CNT, 35 TX) admitted to post-acute brain(More)
OBJECTIVES Explore the relationship of self-esteem level, self-esteem stability, and admission functional status on discharge depressive symptoms in acute stroke rehabilitation. RESEARCH METHOD One hundred twenty stroke survivors serially completed a measure of state self-esteem during inpatient rehabilitation and completed a measure of depressive(More)
Sixty-four adult patients (median age 43) with hematologic malignancies who were immunocompromised after allogeneic (n = 23) or autologous (n = 9) blood/marrow transplantation, or chemotherapy (n = 32) received 68 courses of amphotericin B lipid complex (ABLC, Abelcet) at the daily dose of 5 mg/kg for presumed (n = 52) or proven (n = 16) fungal infection.(More)
OBJECTIVE Early investigations classified traumatic brain injury (TBI) severity according to posttraumatic amnesia (PTA) duration, designating "greater than 7 days" as the most severe. PTA durations of more than 7 days are common in neurorehabilitation populations. Moreover, no study has derived a PTA severity schema anchored to late outcome. The purpose of(More)
OBJECTIVE To prospectively characterize the prevalence, course, and impact of acute sleep abnormality among traumatic brain injury (TBI) neurorehabilitation admissions. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Freestanding rehabilitation hospital. PARTICIPANTS Primarily severe TBI (median emergency department Glasgow Coma Scale [GCS] score=7;(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore self-esteem change during inpatient stroke rehabilitation and moderators of change. RESEARCH METHOD One hundred twenty survivors of stroke serially completed the State Self-Esteem Scale (SSES) during inpatient rehabilitation, as well as measures of mood and perceived recovery as potential moderators of change. Age, gender, prior(More)